Benban Alcazar Solar 1 PV Park is a 64MW solar PV power project. It is located in Aswan, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in January 2019.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Solar PV||64||64||–||Active||Aswan, Egypt||Alcazar Energy; Enerpal|
The project was developed by Alcazar Energy and Enerpal. The project is currently owned by Alcazar Energy with a stake of 100%.
Benban Alcazar Solar 1 PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 0.98 km².
The project generates 142,600MWh electricity thereby offsetting 67,430t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $68.6m.
The project consists of 201,600 modules.
The project got commissioned in January 2019.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Egyptian Electricity Transmission under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.078kWh for a period of 25 years. The contracted capacity is 50MW.
Enviromena Power Systems and TSK Group were selected to render EPC services for the solar PV power project.
The inverters were procured from Power Electronics Espana for the project.
The project is utilising single axis trackers supplied by Soltec Energias Renovables.
Enviromena Power Systems and TSK Group were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.
About Alcazar Energy
Alcazar Energy Ltd (Alcazar Energy) is a renewable energy company that acquires, develops and operates power generation projects using solar photovoltaic (PV) and onshore wind technologies. The company offers services including business development; asset management, investment and financing; project finance and management; operation and maintenance support; origination and structuring; and others. Its projects include Al Rajef Wind Project, Ma’an Solar PV Project, Shobak Wind Project, Jordan Wheeling Project, Mersinli Wind Project, FIT Wind Project, and others. The company has operations in the UAE, Turkey, Jordan and Egypt. Alcazar Energy is headquartered in Dubai, the UAE.
Enerpal SA (Enerpal) is an integrated energy company that provides development and EPC services for renewable plants. The company manages solar PV systems and wind power plants. Its service offering include license development; construction, re-design and re-engineering of power plants; operation and maintenance of utility scale solar and thermal plants; design modification and improvements. The company also provide consultancy solutions such as analysis and valuation of projects and installations; energy efficiency and audit; environmental consultancy and technical advisory solutions. Enerpal owns and operates power plants in Spain, Portugal, Egypt and Italy. Enerpal is headquartered in Palencia, Leon, Spain.
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